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May 11, 2023

DDAF Receives Gold Record Award on Behalf of Doris Day

New York – As a finale to the centennial of late singer-actress Doris Day, Sony Music’s Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, is presenting the Doris Day Animal Foundation—which continues to carry on Day’s legacy—a Recording Industry Association of America Gold Record Award for her 1958 Columbia album Doris Day’s Greatest Hits. The title was originally certified gold in 1964 and has since sold millions of copies worldwide, rem... Read more
August 7, 2019

Sentimental Journey: Personal Tributes to the Magic of Doris Day

On May 13th this year, the world lost an icon, a huge Hollywood star, chart-topping chanteuse, feminist force, animal rights pioneer, and international sensation. And the Peninsula lost a local. Worldwide, news of Doris Day’s passing at 97 brought forth myriad tributes from celebrities, friends and fans, and a flurry of articles detailing her illustrious career as a big band, swing and jazz singer and top box office actress who’d starred in 39 films and released 28 studio albums. ... Read more
June 3, 2019

A dog's best friend

In the long journey that was the life of Doris Day — who died May 13 at age 97 at her home in Carmel Valley, California — her fans got to see her in many roles on and off screens big and small. She was an aspiring dancer turned big-band singer who became a movie icon and a TV star. She survived physically and financially abusive husbands. She embraced co-star Rock Hudson, dying of AIDS in 1985, at a time when many people, and even more governments, recoiled.   The one cons... Read more
November 27, 2013

DDAF Featured on "Savvy Seniors"

The Doris Day Animal Foundation was featured on the Oct. 27 edition of  "The Eddie Esq. Show for Savvy Seniors," which can be heard each week on Atlanta news-talk radio station WCFO-AM. DDAF's own Lea Price discussed the Duffy Day Lifesaving Program with Eddie.  DDAF supporters and friends can hear the interview by clicking here. Read more
April 14, 2013

California Sea Lion Crisis Prompts Support for Pacific Marine Mammal Center

UPDATE: June 18, 2013: DDAF was priviledged to visit the Pacific Marine Mammal Center recently, to witness all the good work under way to rescue and rehabilitate hundreds of sea lions who are the victims of this year's crisis. More than 330 sea lion pups and yearlings have been rescued by PMMC this year, shattering all previous records for rescues in a six-month period.  The peak rescue activity occured March 31 through April 4, with 36 sea lions rescued in a single week. At one point, t... Read more
December 23, 2012

Horses Shine in Holiday Play at Doris' Horse Rescue Center

Murchinson, Tex. - Volunteers at Doris Day's Horse Rescue and Adoption Center wrote and starred in a special holiday production, focused on caring for animals. More than 300 local-area schoolchildren were attendance, and of course - the horse stole the show.  Watch the video. Read more
November 26, 2012

Champion dogs, star dogs, and your dog

Of course I watched the National Dog Show, but not for any special rooting interest -- all of mine are what we in these parts like to call “multicultural canines.” As it turns out, I did have an interest in the winner, after the fact. The Best in Show dog was a wire fox terrier, the same breed that won last year, and co-owned by the same woman who owns last year’s winner, Malibu’s Torie Steele. I interviewed her about that spunky little breed for my Patt Morrison Asks ... Read more
November 5, 2012

Celebrities Celebrate Doris Day Animal Foundation's 35th Anniversary

From animal-loving legends like Betty White and Tippi Hedren to compassionate contemporary stars such as Rachel Miner, Michael Vartan, Dancing with the Stars judge Carrie Ann Inaba and It’s Me or the Dog‘s Victoria Stilwell, celebrities have happily stepped in front of the camera to proclaim their not so “Secret Love” for a doggedly devoted entertainment icon who is celebrating her foundation’s 35th anniversary. Launched in 1978 as the Doris Day Pet Foundation, a... Read more
January 12, 2012

Doris Day Helps Muttville Senior Dog Rescue

An icon of Hollywood’s Golden Era, Doris Day is helping a non-profit’s efforts to let senior Spots enjoy their their golden years. While the LA Film Critics Association will show their appreciation for the showbiz legend with a Lifetime Achievement Award on January 13, 2012, dog devotees are applauding the animal-loving luminary’s passion for compassion as Muttville Senior Dog Rescue in San Francisco, California reveals that they have received a grant from the Doris Day Anim... Read more